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In this photo released by the Iranian Presidency Office, President Ebrahim Raisi, right, greets the leader of the Palestinian militant group Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, at the start of their meeting at his office in Tehran in June 2023. (Iranian Presidency Office, via AP)

Iran has so far resisted direct involvement in the Gaza war, but is that changing?

Iran prefers to engage Israel through its proxies, but the risk of escalation makes this a dangerous strategy.
This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows an aircraft launching from the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Red Sea on Jan. 22, 2024. American and British forces bombed targets in eight locations used by the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen, the second time the two allies have done so. (Kaitlin Watt/U.S. Navy via AP)

Western strikes against Houthis risk igniting a powderkeg in the Middle East

Since the outset of Israel’s invasion of Gaza, the West has aimed to prevent the conflict from escalating regionally. But strikes on the Houthis in Yemen by the U.S. and the U.K. may ensure it will.
The Socotra Dragon Tree, Dracaena cinnabari, is one of the archipelago’s unique species. Zaruba Ondrej/Shutterstock

Socotra archipelago: why the Emiratis have set their sights on the Arab world’s Garden of Eden

Long a well-kept secret, the archipelago of Socotra is one of the most biodiverse on earth. But the Emirates have other plans for its main island, with which it has long cultivated ties.
The U.S. has provided Ukraine more than $75 billion in military and other aid to support its war efforts. Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Headlines and front lines: How US news coverage of wars in Yemen and Ukraine reveals a bias in recording civilian harm

An analysis of over 1,000 headlines shows key differences in how US media portray the aggressors and victims in the two conflicts.
The remains of a rocket that carried cluster munitions found in a Ukrainian field. Alice Martins/For The Washington Post via Getty Images

There is no legal reason the US can’t supply cluster bombs to Ukraine – but that doesn’t justify Biden’s decision to do so

The US administration said that it had received ‘written assurances’ from Ukraine that it would use cluster bombs carefully. Nonetheless, the munition will provide an additional risk to civilians.

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